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Site Specific

The construction industry has many angles, with a range of Job opportunities both on And off site. Take A CLOSER look… Want to be part of the construction industry, but not sure how? The field encompasses everything from design and sales to engineering, so there are roles to suit everyone – whether or not you Continue reading..

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Work Without Compromise

You spend half of your waking life working, so why make compromises? At KAEFER you don’t have to KAEFER Ltd (UK) forms part of the KAEFER group, which holds a worldwide leading position as an integrated services and solution provider specialising in insulation, access, surface protection, passive fire protection and interior outfitting. KAEFER’s headquarters are Continue reading..

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Another Brick in the Wall!

With more than 150 roles to choose from, there’s something for everyone in the construction industry! There’s more to construction than hard hats, boots and high-vis jackets. With more than two million people in various construction jobs, the industry is one of the biggest and most diverse in the UK. And with a drive to Continue reading..

Pg 136 Build your Career

Build your Career

Construction is a reliable trade, as people and businesses will always need homes and properties. It’s also hugely varied, so could suit you, whatever your skills and interests… You may not previously have considered taking up a career in construction. Maybe you weren’t very good at craft, design and technology classes, and are rubbish at Continue reading..

What makes a good contractor? A lesson from Google

If you’ve seen last year’s film The Internship – where Hollywood funny men Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn blag work experience at Google – you’ll know that in addition to free cafés, slides and onsite sleeping pods, the company also boasts a rigorous approach to finding the right employees. In a recent interview with the Continue reading..


Three construction career paths

Intrigued by the construction trade, but not sure what type of roles are up for grabs? Wonder no more with our handy guide to three construction career paths… Building Services Engineer The life of a Building Services Engineer revolves around the design, installation and maintenance of systems and facilities that enable buildings to function efficiently. Continue reading..

Construction: graduates and work experience

Construction: graduates and work experience

Construction isn’t an industry that people readily associate with a graduate workforce but, in fact, graduates are a vital life-force in the industry. According to and its panel of construction recruiters, while many companies are cautiously optimistic about the industry jobs market in 2013, they are still keen to employ graduates – particularly engineers Continue reading..

The changing face of the construction industry

The changing face of the construction industry

When many of us hear the word “construction”, our immediate thoughts turn to scenes of cranes, bulldozers and men wearing hard hats. And while these images do depict one aspect of construction, they’re not the whole blueprint… This archetypal construction worker is shifting: firstly because more and more women are entering the industry (even though Continue reading..